Ethics for Lactation Consultants Lecture Pack

Along with providing IBCLC's with all the E-CERPS necessary for re-certification, this lecture pack provides the latest thought provoking information from prominent experts in the field of lactation ethics. After watching these presentations, you'll find yourself feeling prepared and more confident as you face the ethical challenges that frequently present themselves when working with breastfeeding families.

$75.00 USD
Total CE Hours: 5.00   Access Time: 4 Weeks  
Lectures in this bundle (5):
Durations: 65 mins
Liz Brooks, JD IBCLC FILCA
What’s Too “Friendly” for an IBCLC on Social Media?
USA Liz Brooks, JD IBCLC FILCA

Liz Brooks, JD, IBCLC, FILCA -- a lawyer (since 1983) and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in  private practice  (since 1997) --  brings to life the connection between lactation consultation, ethics and the law.
Liz is Secretary of the United States Breastfeeding Committee (2014-16), a Director of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (2015-18), and is a former President (2012-14) and current Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association.  She is active in her Pennsylvania-based professional association and  breastfeeding coalition.    She authored a book, "Legal and Ethical Issues for the IBCLC," the only text devoted to the subject matter, and was lead author in one chapter in each of three other books on similar topics.
With plain language and humor, Liz explains how IBCLCs and other breastfeeding helpers can work ethically and legally. She offers pragmatic tips that can be used immediately in daily practice.

Objective 1: Identify two mandatory practice-guiding documents the IBCLC must follow, and one voluntary practice-guiding document the IBCLC should follow

Objective 2: Explain the difference between sharing electronic health records online, and using social media for clinical information

Objective 3: Describe three ways that social media use for lactation support can compromise patient/client care for the clinician

Objective 4: Define three ways to provide education and information on-line, while protecting patient/client privacy

USA Liz Brooks, JD IBCLC FILCA
Abstract:

It's all about the Internet! Families in 2015 want to be connected to their network of families and friends. They use Internet-accessing devices and social media to share news, gather information and seek opinions. If this is where families are ... can an IBCLC (or other healthcare provider) be there, too, without violating long-standing principles of privacy and professional ethics? Can healthcare providers engage in clinical discussion with someone on Facebook, Twitter, a chat room or a website? What about real-time webinars, or static websites, where mothers type in their clinical questions? Is texting ever permissible? Can a clinician post a picture of a client, or ask colleagues on a private listserv about a tricky case? We'll learn how the Internet is used by new families to seek and share information, and the professional risks of "friendly" clinical care by the IBCLC or HCP who joins the conversation.

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Durations: 67 mins
Liz Brooks, JD IBCLC FILCA
Avoid Lawsuits and Pink Slips! Legal and Ethical Issues for the IBCLC
USA Liz Brooks, JD IBCLC FILCA

Liz Brooks, JD, IBCLC, FILCA -- a lawyer (since 1983) and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in  private practice  (since 1997) --  brings to life the connection between lactation consultation, ethics and the law.
Liz is Secretary of the United States Breastfeeding Committee (2014-16), a Director of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (2015-18), and is a former President (2012-14) and current Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association.  She is active in her Pennsylvania-based professional association and  breastfeeding coalition.    She authored a book, "Legal and Ethical Issues for the IBCLC," the only text devoted to the subject matter, and was lead author in one chapter in each of three other books on similar topics.
With plain language and humor, Liz explains how IBCLCs and other breastfeeding helpers can work ethically and legally. She offers pragmatic tips that can be used immediately in daily practice.

Objective 1: Identify two mandatory practice-guiding documents the IBCLC must follow, and one voluntary practice-guiding document the IBCLC should follow

Objective 2: Show how IBCLCs have a duty to the mother, to the baby, and to the breastfeeding relationship

Objective 3: Define the difference between an expert witness and a fact witness in a court case involving a lactating woman

Objective 4: Describe how the use of social media for lactation support can compromise patient care, and identify one technique to correct it

USA Liz Brooks, JD IBCLC FILCA
Abstract:

This presentation is a first of its kind: a "survey course" of legal and ethical tensions unique to the IBCLC. Regardless of one’s other professional licenses or credentials, there are four primary practice-guiding documents for the IBCLC. After a review of those “rules of the road,” we’ll navigate a simple algorithm the IBCLC can use to determine what she could, should or must do, in any situation that sets off ethical red flags in the IBCLC’s mind. Then, we’ll hit highlights of legal and ethical issues for the IBCLC: certification vs. licensure vs. certificates-for-classes-and-courses; who is the patient/client?; conflicts of interest (and tensions from “wearing many hats”); intellectual property law; the (WHO) International Code; the IBCLC in the courtroom (as expert or witness); the IBCLC on the Internet; the IBCLC as breastfeeding advocate, and its corollary: the IBCLC as advocate for a breastfeeding mother.

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Durations: 60 mins
USA Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC

Marsha is a registered nurse and international board certified lactation consultant. She has been assisting breastfeeding families in hospital, clinic, and home settings since 1976. Marsha is the executive director of the National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy: Research, Education, and Legal Branch (NABA REAL). As such, she advocates for breastfeeding at the state and federal levels. She served as a vice president of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) from 1990-1994 and in 1999 as president of ILCA. She is the chair of the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition, a board member of the US Lactation Consultant Association, and Baby Friendly USA, USLCA’s representative to the USDA’s Breastfeeding Promotion Consortium, and NABA REAL’s representative to the US Breastfeeding Committee. Marsha is an international speaker, and an author of numerous publications including ones on the hazards of infant formula use, Code issues in the US, and Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence.

Objective 1: Participants will be able to discuss the 4 pillars of medical ethics

Objective 2: Participants will be able to describe methods to handle problematic ethical situations

Objective 3: Participants will be able to discuss documents that underpin ethical lactation clinical practice

USA Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC
Abstract:

Medical ethics is a foundation of clinical practice. While we all strive to practice in an ethical manner, there are a number of situations and issues that arise which may challenge our ethical principles. This presentation explores the application of medical ethics to clinical lactation practice.

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Durations: 77 mins
Cynthia Good Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM
Cultural Competence or Cultural Humility? A Roadmap for Lactation Specialists
U.S.A. Cynthia Good Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM

Cynthia Good Mojab, MS Clinical Psychology, is a Clinical Counselor, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, author, researcher, and internationally recognized speaker. She is also Certified in Acute Traumatic Stress Management. As one of a small group of mental health care providers in the world who are also IBCLCs, she has a strong interest in lactational psychology. She is the Director of LifeCircle Counseling and Consulting, LLC where she focuses on perinatal mental health care. She formerly served as Research Associate in the Publications Department of La Leche League International and was on the faculty of Parkland College. She has authored, contributed to, and provided editorial review of numerous publications related to breastfeeding, culture, and psychology. She brings the evidence and insights of psychology and lactation consulting to her presentations to help participants better understand and more effectively respond to the complex psychosocial realities of breastfeeding families living in diverse contexts.

Objective 1:Define cultural competence and cultural humility.

Objective 2: Compare and contrast cultural awareness, cultural knowledge, cultural skills, cultural encounters, and cultural desire.

Objective 3: List three guideposts for the journey of developing cultural humility.

U.S.A. Cynthia Good Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM
Abstract:

Culture is an integral part of all encounters with breastfeeding families—whether the lactation specialist’s and the family’s cultural backgrounds are similar or dissimilar. Cultural competence is explicitly or implicitly mandated or recommended in codes of ethics, position statements, and legislation related to a variety of fields, including those that involve the provision of breastfeeding support. For example, IBCLCs are ethically required to provide culturally appropriate care. In spite of the mandate for cultural competence, there is a dearth of information in the field of breastfeeding support regarding its development. This session reviews the ethical call for the development of cultural competence. Five areas of cultural competence—including cultural awareness, knowledge, skill, encounters, and desire—are presented and contrasted with cultural humility. This session also offers 10 “guideposts” for lactation specialists to explore on the non-linear, lifelong, transformative journey of cultural humility.

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Durations: 61 mins
Joy Noel-Weiss, RN, IBCLC, PhD
Resolving Ethical Dilemmas Using a Qualitative Study and Case Examples
CAN Joy Noel-Weiss, RN, IBCLC, PhD

Joy Noel-Weiss is a retired La Leche League Leader, an RN and IBCLC, and  an assistant professor at the School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, in Canada. Her nursing background includes working with families in community and hospital to provide postpartum and breastfeeding support. Professor Noel-Weiss has researched newborn weight loss, self-efficacy and breastfeeding, and ethical dilemmas among lactation consultants. Joy collaborated with Trevor MacDonald to lead a team from community to complete a research study that explored transmasculine individuals experiences with pregnancy, birth, and infant feeding.

Objective 1: Define bioethics, explain principles of bioethics, and define ethical dilemmas.

Objective 2: Participants will be able to analyze an ethical dilemma

Objective 3: Participates will examine their own work for real and potential dilemmas.

CAN Joy Noel-Weiss, RN, IBCLC, PhD
Abstract:

In this session, Professor Noel-Weiss explains and defines bioethics, principles of bioethics, and ethical dilemmas. She presents results from her research study about IBCLCs and ethical dilemmas and uses case studies to demonstrate how to identify and resolve ethical dilemmas.

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Accreditation

The GOLD Learning Ethics for Lactation Consultants Lecture Series is comprised of 5 presentations by leading Lactation Consultants in the field of ethics and inequities and law. These lectures have not been previously used in any of our GOLD Lactation Conferences.

Additional Details

Apply E-CERPs towards your IBCLC Recertification Requirements.
Viewing Time: 6 Weeks

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Ethics for Lactation Professionals

How much time do I have to view the presentations?

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  • YES! Each lecture comes with a PDF handout provided by the Speaker.

Some lectures include a Q&A, what does that mean?

  • During our online conferences, presentations that occur live are also followed by a short 15 minute Question & Answer Session. The Speaker addresses questions that were posted by Delegates during the presentation. We include the recording of these Q&A Sessions as a bonus for you.

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